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  FOX    KTVU Morning News Early Edition    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    November 19, 2012
    5:00 - 5:59am PST  

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good morning. a violent crime spree leads to a man hunt in the south bay. we are about to get new information. a crisis spinning out of control in the middle east. israel says it's ready to take the conflict to the next level if the peace talks fail. a convicted sex offender working in a festival for children. the message the san jose bishop now has for catholic's in the south bay. we are live in pinole where folks are already camped out to take advantage of black friday deals. what is all this anticipation? will this be the biggest black friday yet? we'll tell you what analysts think. good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's a monday, november 19th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. let's check in with steve
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paulson. it's important week. >> it is. >> yes. thanksgiving by the way coming up. >> thank you. cloudy skies. we had a little break from some of that rain. the cloud cover there is still some up there. rain stays to the north. that is going to change. we'll talk about that coming up in five minutes. highs today in the 60s. here is sal. good morning. right now san francisco traffic looking good. no major problems coming up to the 80 split right now. also the morning commute looks good if you are driving approaching the bay bridge. it's 5:00 let's go back to dave and pam. all right thank you, sal. in just a few hours san jose police will be speaking out about a series of crimes that led up to an officer involved shooting. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks and another man are responsible for four armed robberies. a homicide and officer involved shooting all in one night. wilbanks was arrested friday when he and another man opened
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fire on two officers. one of the officers is hurt and is recovering. police are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of that second suspect. alex savidge is in san jose this morning. he'll have a live report on this story coming up. your time is 5:01. san jose catholic bishop personally apologized during a family mass after a convicted sex offender was given permission to volunteer at a children's festival last month. he said he was sorry for failure at the diocese level which gave mark wearrez to work at the fast have. a meeting for concerned parents are scheduled for november 27th. a man was killed in a camp site saturday night and they have made an arrest. the possible homicide was at a camp site south of depot park. police say they have found a 51- year-old man at the camp about
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11:00 that evening. he was pronounced dead. 26-year-old man was arrested in connection with the death. so far police have not released his name. fighting continues today between israel and palestinian militants in the gaza strip. despite international pressure to stop the violence. at least 84 palestinians have been killed by israeli air strikes over the last five days and hamas militants in gaza continue to fire rockets into israel. most of which are intercepted by their iron dome defense system. u.s. lawmakers are watching the developments closely. >> i don't think the israelis really want a ground work. if sending ground troops in is the only way they can clean out the nests of rockets being fired at them, you know you can't blame them for doing it. >> israel has 75,000 troops on stand by ready to launch a ground invasion into gaza.
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u.n. secretary general is scheduled to arrive in egypt for peace talks today. new this morning president obama is now in cambodia. the third and last stopon his asian tour. the president along with secretary of sit hillary clinton arrived just two hours ago. the other history making stop on the president's trip coming up. happening right now holiday shoppers are already lined up outside of a best buy store ahead of black friday. lorraine blanco joining us live. she is in pinole where people are hunkered down in tents as we speak. right? >> yes, they are dave. it's very early and people are already they are out here camping out for black friday. here in pinole you can see there are tents out here. outdoor chairs, even a card table out here. it's very early in the morning.
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so so far there hasn't been much of a peep from the tents. there was one lady that came out to go to the bathroom. she is not quite ready to talk yet. employees here say this is the earliest shoppers have come out to make sure they are the first in line to take advantage of of course the holiday deals like big screen tvs and laptop computers. doors are supposed to open at midnight on friday. you can see she is going back into her tent right now. but you can actually be here earlier to get tickets i guess so you can can be the first to get some of these block buster deals. nation-wide black friday sales are expected to be down from last year. according to consumer research group big insight. 147million people will get up early for this big shopping day. now that is down five million shoppers from last year. we're going to be on again at 6:00 and hopefully by then there will be a few early risers out here and they will tell us why they have been waiting out here for the last
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couple days already and why they are here so early for the black friday deals. obviously they are big-time shoppers and want to be here first to take advantage of the deals. one of the things they are here for are door buster deals. we'll tell you about what some of those are coming up in the 6:00 hour. for now we are reporting live in pinole lorraine blanco. back to our top stories this morning. a san jose officer is recovering one of two suspects still on the loose this morning. ktvu alex savidge is in san jose now with more on how the suspects are are being linked to other very serious crimes. alex. >> reporter: while they were on the run police say this pair of criminals shot and killed an innocent driver they were trying to carjack this man here outside the seven-11 store. a memorial has been set up for the victim i want to show you video of what this scene looked like friday night. this morning san jose police asking for the public's help to
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identify and capture a seven man they say was involved in the killing and also a string of violent crimes. so far one arrest has been made. 26-year-old john than wilbanks is behind bars. they believe they committed four separate rob is and opened fire on officers following a pursuit. one of the officers was grazed by gunfire as bullets through the windshield of their patrol car. police exchanged and tushed fire. wounding wilbanks he was eventually taken into custody. they say his accomplice was able to get away during that shootout of police. and there is a man hunt in the south bay to try to find him. police believe he is considered very dangerous to the public at this point. the san jose police union is also offering a $10,000 reward for any information that can lead to this man's capture. again they are still trying to identify him at this point. san jose police planning to hold a news conference later this morning. that begins at 9:30 at city hall.
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live this morning in san jose alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. thank you. time now 5:07. sal, come on back. you're watching the east shore aren't you? >> that is right. we are doing that dave and pam. looking at 80 westbound. that is one of the freeways that gets busy earliest. right now we are looking pretty good. it might be early but we don't see any slow traffic. and here at the toll plaza it is light. and we're hoping it will be a light week. there was a -- there were a lot of people who left last week going to their thanksgiving destination. that may make it easier. moving along to hay warden crop city and fremont that traffic looks good. this is northbound 280 getting up to highway 17 and we're off to a good start here. let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. storm track to the north until late tuesday and wednesday. if you have travel plans up toward dell port or humble county there will be we say copious amounts of rain. first let's get a football
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forecast out. mostly cloudy cool on the rain. not looking for any rain tonight. tuesday night yes but not monday night. 50s on the temps. low to mid. 52 seems rather popular. 55 in sprains. oakland is at 56. kind of on the mild side. but up toward fort bragg, ukiah you can get a few light showers. you can see that is the trend today. this will work its way toward us. but it's not going to be about until 36 hours. one more system then it looks like the pattern will change as we do into thanksgiving and probably the next 5-7 days. we'll have to deal with this system coming in. it doesn't look like a big system but it will give rain to the north bay than anybody else. clouds and sun on the mild side. a little cool out there. cloudy to the north. a little bit more sun to the south. and temperatures 60s farther south. . mostly cloudy tuesday rain develops. takes us into wednesday morning. clouds will be deep.
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kind of getting out of the area. boot scooting away. and we go mostly clear. starting to look like fog. dave and pam. new questions about whether america's cup is pushing speed limits too far. what racing officials are rethinking in the wake of oracle team's crash on the bay. look at that. something just blew up. >> new video of that deadly oil rig explosion in the gulf of mexico that happened friday. how this camera man was able to record it as it happened. good morning, north and southbound 880 looks good. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay area weather. ♪
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look at that. something just blew up. >> yeah it did. >> this is new video of the moment that an oil rig blew up in the gulf of mexico on friday. a film crew was out shooting a fishing show off the louisiana coast. their cameras captured that plume of smoke you see there. 11 people were hurt. one worker was killed. another one is still missing. it's been almost four months since that fire at the chevron refinery in richmond here in the bay area. one environmental group says people are still at risk today. coming up the meeting to deal with pollution control
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improvements in the east bay. paula broadwell is telling friends she is devastated about the fallout from her affair. this is video of broadwell arriving back home in carr let, north carolina with her husband yesterday. broadwell spent last week staying at her brother's home in washington, d.c.. a friend of broadwell says she deeply regrets the damage that has been done to her family and everyone elses and trying to repair the damage and move forward. new this morning president obama is making the last stop of his whirlwind tour. he is now in cambodia. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with how the president is making history more than once on this trip. >> reporter: pam, he is the first u.s. president to visit cambodia and yesterday he became the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar. president obama received an incredibly warm welcome as he visited myanmar. the country that had been long
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considered a outcast. he praised its progress but made clear u.s. support would disappear if its democratic reforms were not continued. >> the flickers of progress we have seen may not be extinguished. they must be strengthened. they must become a shining north star for all of these people. >> reporter: president obama also met withon song sue key who he called an icon of democracy. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. time is 5:15. officials at the america's cup are reportedly considering smaller catamarans for races in the future. that is after oracle team usa racing boat flipped over while practicing on the san francisco bay last month. that 72-foot catamaran is built for speed but mercury news
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reports some are questioning if it's too big to handle. however oracle team usa says risky maneuvering not the design caused that accident. oracle is rushing to finish repairs in time for september's america's cup finals. coach jeff tedford's future at cal is still uncertain this morning. cal's athletic department told the bay area news group the university had not decided whether or not they will keep him as coach. then cal lost to oregon state 62 to 14. the bears finished the season with three wins, nine losses. cal by the way will hold its season ending team meeting today. tedford has been the coach at cal for 11 seasons. we are now hearing from a girlfriend of a tech pioneer john mcafee who is on the run in belize. police want to question mcafee about the killing of his neighbor. over the weekend mcafee started posting to a blog writing about what he calls harassment by the
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belize government. mcafee says he fears police will kill him if he comes forward. cnn talked to his girlfriend. >> he will turn himself in if they will just ease the pressure off him. because he didn't do it. and he said he didn't do it. he was here with me and two other girls. >> mcafee and his neighbor reportedly argued over the poisoning of four of mcafee's dogs. mcafee is believed to have shot the dogs to end their suffering. authorities are trying to determine if the same gun was used in their neighbor's killing. the company that makes twinkies and dingdongs will be in bankruptcy court. hostess is asking the court for me permission to sell its assets and go out of business. along the assets is one of the most recognized brands in the country. it would be a surprise if other companies did not bid on the name and recipe of twinkies and other snacks. sal so far hasn't had to break a sweat. >> it's been good.
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it gives me to think my favorite is the orange cup cakes. >> you know what that does to me, sal. >> i know. [ laughter ] there is not a lot going on right now. however, we are watching the commute very closely because this is the time when things start changing a little bit. and people get on the road super early these days. you do see people on the road. i want to mention twitter because i got a tweet from let me just pull it up here on my time line. i got a tweet from evelyn who said cupertino school district is off all week. sunnyvale school district is off wednesday and friday. let's move along take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the traffic here looks good coming into san francisco. no major problems. and as we're looking at the nimitz freeway the traffic is moving along very nicely. hello steve. sal, she sends me weather
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information. very good. one of our regulars we appreciate that. sp weather by the way if you have weather information. pretty good rain over the weekend up the north but not so much elsewhere. rain line stays to the north it will stay there. looks okay tonight. about 60 near game time top into the 50s. partly cloudy to mostly cloudy but kind of cool. nothing you haven't dealt with before. 50s on the temps. mainly they are stuck. a lot of high and mid level clouds they will stay to the north. rain line will stay to the north. you can always suggest a little bit. fort bragg, ukiah, that would be the trend today into maybe over into clear lake as well. but overall cloud and rain forecast keeps everything to the north here. this is through today. partly sunny. more sun to the north. more clouds to the north. by tonight and tomorrow morning some of that rain will inch down from the north bay. eventually that front starts to move and then by afternoon it will be in the north bay. then by late tomorrow night. late tomorrow night right there goes over the bay area. most of it should be gone by
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very early wednesday morning. that valley fog could be really thick. clouds and sun and mild. temperatures today will be in the 60s across the board here. a little cooler up toward ukiah. they will be in the upper 50s. clouds roll in tuesday. rain late tuesday and early wednesday. thursday looks good expect for the night and morning fog. probably really nice by the coast. all right, thank you, steve. european stocks mostly higher this morning as investigators hold varying opinions of the u.s. making progress. japan's nikkei finished the day up nearly 1.5% overnight as investors are encouraged by the possibility of exports. australia, china, hong kong, and south korea also finished with gains. right now futures indicate a little bit of a mixed opening. highs on friday gains on friday. with the nasdaq, the s & p 500
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and the dow gaining grounds. lowe's reported a third quarter profit that was better than expected. yahoo and facebook are reported to be in talks to work together on search functions. a british newspaper says marissa meyer and cheryl sandberg met to discuss the project. neither commenting on the report. thousands of state parolees may get a free pass. more shocking information we uncovered about at plan to reduce the number of inmates in california jails. plus the big award for some of the bay area's brightest minds. don't forget you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the mornings top stories that developed while you were asleep sent straight to your cell phone every weekday morning at 6:00 a.m.. get your ktvu morning wake up call. texting the word wakeup to
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welcome back. time now 5:24. four college students with bay area ties have been awarded rhodes scholarships to study at oxford university. kathryn laport is among the scholarship winners. the other winners include margaret hayden.
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stanford graduate student rachel kolb. and daniel price. they will receive about $50,000 a year for three to four years of studying. charges have now been dropped against a raiders linebacker. mcclain was supposed to begin serving 180 days in jail but the other man involved in a highly publicized dispute decided not to press charges. mcclain was convicted of three charges after firing a gun during an argument last year in alabama. mcclain will not serve any jail time and he is legally cleared. in a ktvu special report thousands of bay area parolees may soon get a free pass from behind bars. it's part of an effort to relieve overcrowding at state prisons. the state wants to discharge 10,000 parolees from the state parole supervision. officials say the plan will only release low level offenders but according to an internal department of
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corrections memo in the second and third phases serious and violent criminal cases could also be reviewed. >> the majority of our either victims that have been involved in a violent crime or suspects are either on probation or parole or sometimes both. so you are adding to that population by allowing them to basically wipe their slate clean. >> while there are many people against the plan, correction officials are defending the change as a necessary part of the realignment of the california prison system. just about 5:26. let's check in with sal. let's get you out the door. what happening on 280? >> 280 northbound looks pretty good get into the south bay. ing up to highway 17. it has been a very nice drive with no major problems. and the morning commute looks good if wow are driving on interstate 680 heading south. we will take a look at the east bay commutes coming up. right now let's go to steve. thank you, sal.
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everywhere says cloudy. a lot of cloud cover. could be a little bit of fog underneath that. the rain line stays to the north until late tuesday. highs will be in the 60s coming up in seven or eight minutes we'll have the 49ers forecast and more of this rain coming up. steve, thank you. time now 5:26. a big monday night game for the 49ers. and extra police officers will be on the streets around candle stick park. who they will be looking for. hundreds of low income family will be getting help for the holidays but charities are still in need. we are live in san jose. we'll tell you how short they are on turkeys. san jose police launching a man hunt for the second suspect in an officer involved shooting. what we're finding out today about the crimes that led up to that shooting. alright let's break it down.
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good morning, to you. welcome back. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. it's a brand new day. it's a monday november 19th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. it is almost 5:30. we want to check in with steve. are we going to have nice weather this week? >> after wednesday. >> okay. >> that's just the way we plan it. cloudy to mostly cloudy here this morning. rain has moved to the north. mendocino county and lake county for now. it will drop south but not until tuesday. 49er game looks okay. i'll have more on that in five minutes. highs in the 60s. here is sal. right now westbound 24 this traffic between walnut creek and oakland not a bad drive at
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all. no problems on interstate 680. this is a look at 680 southbound past mission the traffic here does look pretty good. let's go back to dave and pam. a man hunt is happening right now in the south bay. it's for a man wanted in connection a violent crime spree and a police shooting. ktvu alex savidge is live in san jose where a memorial has been established for a man who was caught up in the middle of this violence. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. an innocent driver gunned down during an attempted carjacking. san jose police say this pair of criminals shot and killed that man here outside the 7- eleven store. there has been a memorial set up with candles and flowers and notes for the victim. san jose police are asking for the public's help to identify and capture one of the two men involved in that killing and also a spring of violent crimes. so far one arrest has been made. 26-year-old jonathan wil been
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banks -- wilbanks now behind bars. one officer grazed by gunfire as bullets flew through the windshield of their patrol car. police returned fire and wounded wilbanks he was then taken into custody. but his accomplice got away. he is considered a threat to the public. police are planning to update their search for that second man. they will be holding a news conference that will happen at city hall at 9:30 this morning. by talking about how the public can possibly help in this ongoing man hunt. and in addition san jose police police union has stepped up. they are offering a $10,000 reward for any information that can lead to the capture of that second suspect. live in san jose alex savidge. to find out more of what police say at the news conference make sure you stay
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tuned for ktvu news at 5:00 and 6:00 tonight. menlo park police are increasing patrols in the belle haven area after a man was shot to death while walking to his car. a candle marks the spot where carey cudlip died. he was visiting a friend when he was attacked. police are not sure if the attack was a random robbery or targeted. but it is in the same neighborhood where police say there were two other shootings this month. >> i'm sad at the time but i can't do nothing about it. there is just things people do that don't got any kind of mind. >> cudlip ismenly park -- is menlo park's second homicide of the year. a meeting set today in san francisco for pollution control. environmental justice group is claiming cancer causing dust from that big fire in august at the refinery is lingering around homes and gardens.
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between albany and san pablo. the group says five of eight dust samples contain very high levels of potent cancer causing chemical. chevron has questioned whether the tests were scientifically valid. the port of oakland oakland worker -- port of oakland workers plan to start a strike. they have gone 16 months with no contract. the port is demanding pay cuts despite having a surplus. and they also claim the board initial is lying about port finances to the workers as well as the public. those workers will begin their strike at 9:00 tonight at the oakland airport. the strike action at the port will begin tomorrow morning. happening now this morning hundreds of families in the south bay will get boxes of food designed to make the holidays a little merrier. janine de la vega has the story this morning where volunteers are busy.
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janine. >> reporter: hi, pam. that is right. we're inside sacred heart community service. it will be a very busy day here. you can see me these -- you can see behind me these card board boxes lined up. here is what is inside the boxes. a bunch of canned food, beans, mash mellows, stuffing, rice, and of course a turkey and fresh produce. this is all for families that were actually waiting on outside a week and a half ago. people lined up in the rain and camped out overnight to register to receive holiday food boxes. now most of the people who signed up to receive them are not homeless. they have been laid off from their jobs or just don't make enough to survive in the silicon valley. this morning at 9:00 a.m. volunteers and staff will be handing out the gift boxes. we are joined with the spokesperson. talk to me about the need. >> well a lot of families don't have the full-time employment or the kind of wages that they need to be able to survive in a
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very expensive silicon valley and so they come to us for assistance at holiday time and throughout the year. >> reporter: you say even more so than last year? >> we expect it to be about the same as last year. so far it has been busier. we will take walk up registrations for food all through this week. so we are waiting to see what happens. we're all a little nervous. >> reporter: so you are not turning anybody away at this point. >> we are trying to figure out how not to do that. we want to be able to feed people that are in need. >> reporter: how short are you right now as far as turkeys and food goes? >> right at this time we need about 1,000 more turkeys for wednesday. we are okay for today. we have a big plan for just coming on into tomorrow. but we can take every donation. go out and shop for your turkey for thanksgiving and buy an additional one and bring it by here. or let us do the buying for you. >> reporter: okay thank you so much jay with sacred heart
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community service. you heard him. they are really hoping to make up for the 1,000 turn kyes they still need. if you'd like to donate come by and drop it off. they also take monetary donations. reporting live from san jose janine de la vega. ktvu channel 2 news. >> that is in san jose. of course the need is everywhere. in san francisco st. anthony welcomes curb side donations. collection efforts are set up across the street from st. anthony's original location. a new dining hall is currently under construction but the temporary location is smaller but with the help of the hilton hotel st. anthony's plainness collecting more turkeys than last year. the thanksgiving travel rush has already started. coming up why people tell us why than to get a head start on their holiday. san francisco police will have extra officers out there patrolling the candle stick corridor tonight. there will be motorcycle cops and marked police cars watching
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closely for drunk drivers from 7:00 tonight until 3:00 tomorrow morning. tonight's 49ers game sat 5:30. we still have no word if alex smith will play after having a concussion on this play right here. that was last sunday's game. we do know the bears will not have their quarterback jay cutler. he also had a concussion last week. instead former raider jason campbell will be quarterbacking for the bears. now raiders owner mark davis is saying i'm sorry. he's apologizing no fans after another loss yesterday. raiders war beat by new orleans yesterday 38-17 and the owner mark davis says he's disappointed with the team's regression but he's trying to be patient. raiders have a record of 3-7. they are playing the bengals in cincinnati next sunday. 5:38 is the time right now. sal is checking for any problems out on the roads.
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sal. >> all right yeah. we're looking at the toll plaza this time. pam and dave we are looking at what it seems to look like. so far it's nice. this is usually not the time we see a lot of crowding here baa lot of people are showing up. by the way in san francisco it looks good as well. this is northbound 101 coming top the 80 -- coming up to the 80 split. let's move along and take a look at the nimitz freeway southbound it is a nice drive. san mateo and dumbarton bridge traffic looks good. let's go to steve. thank you, sal. good morning. mostly cloudy skies. cloudy. although storm track jet stream favoring northern part of the state. there will be pretty hefty tolls. tonight looks okay. partly cloudy to mostly cloudy. upper 50s to near 60. but it will be dry. thank goodness we are not playing tuesday night. that system to the north will move down here.
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50-52-56. san jose 53. redwood city is in there. everyone is really, really close. a lot of cloud cover more show than go right now. could be very light rain toward mendocino county to lake county. that seems to be the trend today and what is there is very, very light. system will continue to just lift a little bit. then it will drop south. but today it lifts a little bit. more sun to the south. more clouds to the north. mostly cloudy. our system one more then we are going into a pattern change. this will bring us increasing clouds tuesday. today it's a mix of sun and clouds and rain will move in tuesday. it looks like the system will weaken rapidly. clouds and sun on the mild side. cloudy to the north. more sun to the south. and then temperatures will be in the 60s here. i mean low to mid. a little cooler to the north. a little warmer toward morgan hill and gilroy. so clouds increasing tuesday. rain tuesday evening and tuesday night. maybe into early wednesday.
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then it's out of here. we will clear it out expect for night and morning fog. that will be the thick valley fog. otherwise it will be sunny, nice quiet pattern. time now 5:40. the man accused in the oikos shooting massacre. victims of hurricane sandy. westbound 80 traffic the mccarthur maze that traffic looks good. i'll tell you more about the morning commute.
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good morning, mostly cloudy. highs in the 60s. we'll talk about the next rain
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in five minutes. welcome back. good morning, to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you right thousand. we will show you live pictures we just got this in about ten minutes ago. this is from the gaza strip. you can see a building on fire. black smoke billowing. now gaza and the militants in bah virginia and israelis have been traded attacks. it's now been six days they have been firing back and forth. we just got these pictures in. we can tell you that u.n. secretary general is due to arrive in egypt hoping to develop peace talks. we'll keep you posted on what is happening as we look at the live pictures and get to you with more details. back here at home a man hunt is happening right now in san jose.
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one of the men you see here is arrested. plus san francisco supervisors are due to vote tomorrow on whether to ban public nudity. scott say there is are too many complaints from business owners and homeowners about public nudity specifically in the castro district. >> others will see their homes torn down. the lucky ones were issued permits. houses with red tags are targeted for demolition. those homeowners are saving belongings before their homes are bulldozed. the building department is still trying to get ahold of many displaced homeowners. vice president joe biden says he will make sure the jersey shore is restored
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telling super storm sandy victims that they have a home boy who gets it. >> we're not going anywhere golf. we are not going anywhere and you got a home boy in the deal who gets it. >> the vice president grew up in the region and spent summers on the shore as a child. time is 5:45. investigators in oakland looking into two suspicious fires that happened over the weekend. now early saturday morning a fire started at a carport at an apartment complex near max well park. two cars were destroyed. early yesterday morning there was another fire at 31st and market. two cars and a motorcycle was destroyed and a storage unit. right now firefighters don't know whether the fires are connected. firefighters in san francisco trying to figure out the cause of a house fire in the outer richmond district. now this one started about 2:00
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yesterday afternoon. at a home on 47th avenue between geary and anza streets. later today psychiatrists will give us an update or update to the judge in the mental -- last month a judge suspended criminal proceedings against juan koe and ordered psychiatric evaluation. . he is charged with seven counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder. koe may have been targeting an administrator who was not on campus that day. a former pta treasurer will be sentenced today for stealing from a sunnyvale school. he embezzled $30,000 from vargas elementary school. she purchased gift cards for fundraisers and took them for
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herself. she pleaded no contest to grand theft. prosecutors says she says a maximum of a year in jail. aa predicting 5.4 million traveler. some say they would rather start early. others say they are avoiding that possibility by driving. and happening right now holiday shoppers are camped outside the best buy store in pinole. several days ahead of the black friday rush. there is just one or two of the tents set up out there. doors open a tad as well. coming up at 6:04 we will check in with lorraine blanco who is out there right now talking to folks. those who are awake to find out why they are willing to camp outside in the cold. 5:48 is the time.
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let's check in with sal who is keeping an eye on traffic this morning. what are you looking at? >> we are looking at just you know good traffic out there for the most part. let's go outside and take a look at what we have now. the traffic continues to look pretty good on highway 4. although it is crowded in antioch. it's not too bad in bay point. if you are driving on interstate 680 it looks good. also the morning commute on 80 westbound coming out of western contra costa county looks good in oakland and berkeley. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza it's still light. if you are drive along the shore 880 the traffic is moving well. now back to steve. thank you, sal. a very good morning. cloudy to mostly cloudy. one more system and it looks like we will get a little bit of a pattern change. that will be late tuesday into early wednesday. first let's get the monday night forecast out of the way. not too bad. upper 50s probably for most of the game. but it looks like rain holds off for another 24 hours at least. 50s on the temps.
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they really haven't changed much. that is due to the cloud cover. more sun to the south. more clouds to the north. rain line up toward mendocino county and lake county. so a lot of cloud cover. cloud and rain forecast does show you can watch the timeline. everything stays near ukiah north. right there for awhile. and again this is one forecast model. doesn't mean it's right. but i tend to buy into it. everything will stay up there through tonight. maybe light rain starts to drift south. by tomorrow night it makes its move. and then it's over us. by 6:00 in the morning on wednesday most of it is gone. very similar to what we had. almost on late saturday and sunday. after that it looks like we go high and dry expect for a thick fog out in the valleys. cloud, sun, mild. a little warmer there. 60s on the temps. low to mid to maybe a few
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upper. i think you've got to go to gilroy and morgan hill to get that. otherwise 60s across the board here. clouds and rain developing. thursday looks good. night morning fog maybe. but sunny and a little warmer. i think the inland areas will deal with that thick fog. cisco says the deal will expand its cloud computing capabilities. it is a privately held san francisco based company that planned to remain private but the cisco deal will allow meraki to achieve its revenue goal of $1 billion. virgin america cutting back its expenses as the cost of jet fuel increases. virgin also says it's cutting some of unprofitable flights but there is no plans to drop any cities its serves.
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gasoline prices continue to slip. right now the average price far gallon of regular in california is $3.79. it's seven lower than that in most of the bay area. in san jose it's $3.73. a fickle higher in -- a nickel higher in oakland. all gas prices are down close to $0.07 from last week. prices will continue slipping at least through this weekend. good news. a lot of people drive for thanksgiving. time now 5:51. the city of oakland in the spotlight today at the white house. the youth program that first lady michelle obama herself will single out for praise. don't forget you can get ktvu news to do. click the live icon. you can watch all of our newscasts on your smart phone. ♪
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good morning. mostly cloudy skies. any rain will be way to the north today. we'll have to wait until tomorrow night. more on that coming up later. time now 5:55. later today federal investigators will question the driver of a parade float carrying military veterans that was involved in a deadly crash with a train. four military veterans were killed. 16 other people were hurt in last thursday's crash in midland, texas.
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the ntsb says the float started to cross the railroad tracks after the trains warning system sounded. the guardrail came down on the float. the train was not able to stop in time. the parade by the way had used that same route for three years. today marks 24 years since a nine-year-old girl from hayward disappeared. michaela garrett was last seen at the rainbow market on mission boulevard. today at 10:00 michaela's mother will hold her annual gathering at that market now called mexico super. right now tests are being performed on a bone fragment trying to determine if that bone fragment belongs to michaela. the bone was found in a well near stockton. if tonight the san rafael city council will consider a new three year agreement with their minor league baseball team. the san rafael pacifics made their debut this year. the team raised about $10,000
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for the city. the new agreement addresses several year is. among those are concerns about noise levels and j-walking in the area. in just a few hours first lady michelle obama will present a national award to an oakland based youth program at the white house. youth radio was chosen from a pool of 350 organizations to receive the national arts and humanities youth program award. the nonprofit teaches hundreds of students nation-wide to produce radio segments. they also learn about team work. >> bravo for them. some of them work within ktvu as well. >> yes they do. sal, everybody behaving on the road? >> no. [ laughter ] i want to say that every time. you know what, dave, they are. right now we are doing pretty well. i think this week guys it will be a little bit of a different week. because we have the thanksgiving holiday coming up. let's take a look at the commute here on northbound 280
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getting up to highway 880 that traffic is moving along pretty well. and the sunol grade the traffic looks good as well.  we are being good -- we are getting good behavior from drivers out there. back to dave and pam. how good or how bad is muni service? the hearing today that is a report card. plus is muni wasting money on low income children? investigating a string of violent acts in san jose. including an officer involved shooting. lots of cloud cover no rain yet. we'll have that for you coming up. before cold & flu season, help prevent
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